NYIAC’s Professional Leadership

NYIAC is led by Executive Director Alexandra Dosman and an experienced staff, who provide expert personal attention to assist arbitrators and parties with every aspect of hearing logistics, and provide leadership and resources for New York’s international arbitration community.

Executive Director Alexandra Dosman


On May 1, 2013, the New York International Arbitration Center (“NYIAC”) appointed international arbitration lawyer Alexandra Dosman as NYIAC’s first Executive Director. Ms. Dosman oversees all aspects of the Center’s operations.

Canadian born and educated at McGill University and University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Ms. Dosman previously practiced law in New York as a senior associate in the international arbitration group of Shearman & Sterling LLP. “I am delighted to join NYIAC and to build on the tremendous work of the Center’s founders,” Ms. Dosman said. “I look forward to working with New York’s thriving international arbitration community to generate programming, resources and debate on issues of importance for New York-based international arbitration.”

Ms. Dosman’s publications and speaking engagements can be found here.


Emily Mathews, Operations Manager

Ms. Mathews joined NYIAC as the Operations Manager with a strong background in hospitality and international relations. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Geneseo, she complimented her studies with French and Russian language courses and completed several internships with global and legal focuses, preparing her for the diverse set of roles she now fills at NYIAC. Ms. Mathews oversees the center’s operations, working closely with clients to coordinate hearings, programs and events.